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    The shame of injustice

    by Graham Peebles | Updated at 12:05am on May 14, 2018

    POVERTY is the greatest cause of death and illness globally; it strangles the lives of billions of people, denying the expression of innate potential, condemning men, women and children to live stunted uncreative lives of interminable suffering and drudgery....

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    Iraq and Syria: of memory and maps

    by Darius A Kamali | Updated at 12:05am on May 14, 2018

    Syria and Iraq are no more. They have ceased to be! Two modern states, originally carved out by the Sykes-Picot accord, from the underbelly of the long ailing Ottoman Empire, are finished....

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    The symphony of our times

    | Updated at 12:05am on May 14, 2018

    A CONTINGENT of the troops surrounded the residence of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at Road No 32, Dhanmondi....

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    The EU will not stand by Iran

    | Updated at 12:05am on May 14, 2018

    EVER since Donald Trump’s announcement that the US would pull out of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action with Iran and would unilaterally impose across-the-board sanctions on that country,....

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    Govt must control vehicle overloading

    | Updated at 12:05am on May 14, 2018

    IRREGULARITIES and corruption continue to plague the transport sector.....

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    Shipping minister’s road accident victim trial remark odious

    | Updated at 12:05am on May 14, 2018

    EFFORTS to stop traffic accidents so far seeming not to be a priority strategic goal of the government has become evident in the odious remark that the shipping minister, Shajahan Khan, made at a meeting of the Bangladesh Government Drivers’ Association in Dhaka on Saturday.....

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    Motherhood and state terror

    by Rahnuma Ahmed | Updated at 12:05am on May 13, 2018

    In the United Kingdom and Ireland, a day known as ‘Mothering Sunday’ was celebrated from the 16th to the 20th centuries to honour the Virgin Mary, also known as Mother Mary....

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    Tears multilateral deal, then publicly endorses torture

    by Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:05am on May 13, 2018

    IN THE Trump multiplex, three shows are on simultaneously. First, the stages between the announcement of withdrawal from the deal and real withdrawal — how signatories respond at each step....

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    Lessening Ramadan traffic overcrowding

    by Tasmiah Nuhiya Ahmed | Updated at 12:05am on May 13, 2018

    RAMADAN, the ninth month in the lunar Hijri calendar, is knocking at our door....

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    Govt must streamline overseas employment sector

    | Updated at 12:05am on May 13, 2018

    IT IS deplorable that because of lack of information, people of remote districts fall behind in picking up overseas jobs although the government has decided to prioritise these people to send them abroad....

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